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Released: 01/2013

NCRP reports that the current practice of strategic philanthropy typically favors short-term metrics, is largely disconnected from grantees and the communities these nonprofits serve, and usually lacks authentic feedback to inform the strategies. Unless grantmakers explicitly address the needs of underserved communities and invest in policy and community engagement – strategies long practiced by social justice philanthropists – they are unlikely to achieve their goals.

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Funding Area: Social Justice



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Released: 11/2013

This report explores how 18 organizations raise and spend money and the role that reach and engagement play in their efforts to connect with audiences and derive revenue from those connections.

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Released: 12/2013

In 2013, The Center on Philanthropy and Public Policy at the University of Southern California hosted its fifth National Leadership Forum. This resource is a link to the video footage and a summary report.

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Released: 03/2014

To inform public debate about assisted housing policy and strengthen policy outcomes, Housing Assistance Matters highlights research and analysis about the need for and benefits of well-managed public and assisted housing.

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Funding Area: Housing/Shelter



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Released: 02/2009

The Rural Development Philanthropy Learning Network is a diverse group of community foundations and funds, and philanthropic and rural development organizations that exchange experience, knowledge and skills to increase rural assets and improve rural livelihood.

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Released: 04/2014

Lumina Foundation's 5th edition of its signature report on college attainment statistics is designed to track the progress toward its goal of having 60% of Americans hold a post-secondary degree or credential by the year 2025.

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Funding Area: Education



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Released: 10/2013

The strategies described in this white paper, researched and written by Northern Trust, offer individuals and institutions the information needed to shape, accelerate and scale desired results.

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Released: 12/2011

This primer from Exponent Philanthropy will help you undertake a thoughtful planning process that answers two important questions: What do we want to accomplish with our limited resources, and what is the best way to do so?

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Released: 12/2011

Evaluation is key to increasing your impact, and, although evaluation may have been overwhelming or unproductive in the past, it doesn’t have to be going forward.

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Released: 12/2011

Do you think evaluation is only for large foundations? Not anymore. Understand the benefits of incorporating a simple evaluation process into your work.

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Topic: Evaluation



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